How do we understand the serpent in the Garden of Eden? This striking creature was clearly an instrument of deception, but what motivated the serpent to tempt Eve in the first place? Responding to this question during a fascinating Q & A session in Jakarta, Rabbi Tovia Singer explores an often overlooked aspect of the […]
Responding to a question at a live presentation in Jakarta, Rabbi Tovia Singer responds to a frequently asked question: Why did King Solomon have so many wives despite a well-known prohibition found in the Torah that forbids a king from amassing many wives?
Although the Torah admonishes us to “keep far from falsehood” (Exodus 23:7), is there any circumstance where it is beneficial to withhold the truth. In this live presentation, Rabbi Tovia Singer explores the answer to this intriguing question.
The informal Torah study with Rabbi Tovia Singer was recorded in his first apartment in Jakarta, Indonesia in September 2014. The question was asked by a now former Christian regarding the four gospels testifying and supporting each others’ claim, and supporting Paul’s teachings as well. The student was in for a surprise.
What is the significance of the striking prophecy in the Book of Isaiah regarding Cyrus, King of Persia? Rabbi Tovia Singer illuminates one of the most striking and controversial prophecies in the Book of Isaiah. Presentation translated into Indonesian.
In this fascinating in-depth presentation on the Third Temple, Rabbi Tovia Singer examines a popular Christian belief that the Antichrist would rebuild the temple on the Temple Mount in order to reign from it. Those who maintain this view identify the Antichrist with the Beast in the book of Revelation. What does the Bible really […]
How did the thoroughly monotheistic Christian movement that first broke away from Judaism so rapidly transform itself into a religion that embraced the notion that God had a son who was both fully human and divine, and a member of a three-part godhead? Rabbi Tovia Singer answers this question by tracing the Christian church from […]
Christian denominations widely teach their followers that they will be taken up from the earth to meet Jesus in the clouds during the Second Coming. According to this popular belief, which is largely based on a passage in 1 Thessalonians, non-Christians will face and impending apocalypse and judgment on earth, from which the church will […]